Screenshot_2016-04-20-07-57-33Gyauustees, whose names means The one who gets things done, is a member of the tribal people of the Nuu-chah- nulth Snuneymuxw Skokomish Kwakwakwakw, with strong family ties to Secwepemc. His people are alive and well on the Pacific Northwest Coast of what is now called North America. Through his connection to the Spirit of Unity, Peace, and Dignity, Gyauustees has been on an incredible journey of acceptance, forgiveness, and personal redemption from what can only be described as the attempted genocide of his people. He has the blessing and the privilege of receiving the guidance and direction to carry many responsibilities in ancient rituals and private ceremonies, along with the task of carrying and sharing the traditional songs.